High on Fire to Announce New Tour Dates Next Week

High On Fire, on a post to their Facebook account, the band will announce a new tour next week. The band is already booked as one of the headliners of next months Psycho Las Vegas. The bands are still touring in support of their 2018 Grammy Award-winning album Electric Messiah (eOne Music). Continue reading

Chris Cornell, High On Fire, Greta Van Fleet and More Win Grammy Awards

Although no rock or metal acts play a part in the televised event, the 61st Grammy Awards was held last evening in Los Angeles, California and some awards were given out to our chosen favorite music genres. Five of these awards were given off the air, as rock music is apparently not fit for the air. Chris Cornell won a posthumous award for Best Rock Performance for the song ‘When Bad Does Good’, High on Fire won Best Metal Performance for the song ‘Electric Messiah’, Greta Van Fleet won for Best Rock album for their EP From The Fires, and Best Alternative Music Album: St. Vincent for Masseduction. In a major upset, St.Vincent and her co-writers won Best Rock song for the ‘Masseducation’ track, over obviously better choices from Ghost and Greta Van Fleet. GVF also lost in the Best new artist category to Dua Lipa. In the main pop awards televised Childish Gambino, Kacey Musgraves and Cardi B took home other major awards. Check out the five major rock and metal categories, their nominees and the winners. Continue reading

Ghost Will Release Their Next Album in 2020

In a new interview with Billboard, Tobias Forge confirmed that he has begun writing the next Ghost full-length original album, and it will be released in 2020. Backing up a previous interview where he intimated the band have already recorded one of their infamous covers Eps for later in 2019, Forge claims he has been working on new material “working on for months now,” with plans to be in the studio again by the beginning of 2020 with a release later that year. The band is about to embark on a full tour of Europe supporting Metallica, followed by festivals and more headline shows worldwide. The band is on tour supporting their global smash album Prequelle (Loma Vista Recordings), Ghost Cult’s Album of the Year for 2018,  and is nominated for the Grammy awards this weekend. Continue reading

Greta Van Fleet Planning New Album For 2019 Release

Greta Van Fleet bassist Sam Kiszka has confirmed in a new interview with Australia’s Heavy Mat the band has begun writing for their second full-length album, and expect it to release later in 2019. Anthem Of The Peaceful Army released in October from Lava Records/Republic, one of the largest record labels in the entire world. Anthem Of The Peaceful Army debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s rock chart and No. 3 on the all-genre albums chart last year. It has also reached the Top 10 in Canada, Italy, and Germany. Kiszka commented “We were actually talking, and we all decided earlier this month that we need to do a record as soon as possible,” he said (hear audio below). “So the one thing I can say right now is that you can definitely expect Album 2 in 2019.” They have been nominated for four Grammy Awards; one for each major rock category — “Best Rock Album”, “Best Rock Song”, “Best Rock Performance”, and a “Best New Artist”. Ghost Cult interviewed Kiszka in 2017 and he explained that the band had a multi-year, multi-album plan for their future. Continue reading

The 2018 Grammy Awards Nominees Include Metallica, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Avenged Sevenfold And More!

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will be taking place on January 28th at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Today the organizers have unveiled all of the nominees, and unlike previous years, they’ve actually done pretty well with the rock and metal categories. Continue reading

Supergroup Powerflo With Cypress Hill, Biohazard, Fear Factory, And Downset Members Has New Music Coming Soon

In a series of posts on social media, Hip-Hop and Metal supergroup Powerflo had their coming out party at last week’s Grammy Awards show. With members hailing from Cypress Hill, Biohazard, Fear Factory, and Downset, as three of the members walked the Red Carpet at the show. Continue reading